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Corporate and Finance Lawyer Mehtap Cevher Conti Joins Arnold & Porter in New York

May 7, 2018

NEW YORK, NY, May 7, 2018 — Arnold & Porter announced today that Mehtap Cevher Conti has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Finance practice group, resident in the firm's New York office.

Mehtap Cevher Conti has a practice focused on asset finance, particularly in the aviation and transportation industries. Her broad range of experience includes secured debt and export credit agency-supported transactions, revolving credit facilities, leveraged leases, operating leases, portfolio acquisitions, and asset-backed structured financings and securitizations for commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, aircraft operating lessors, and airlines. She also advises clients on the purchase and lease financing of corporate aircraft and helicopters. Ms. Cevher Conti's work frequently comprises finance transactions that involve multiple global jurisdictions. 

Emanuel Cherney, co-head of Arnold & Porter's Corporate and Finance Group, said: "We are pleased to welcome Mehtap to our team. She is a talented lawyer who will be a valuable resource for our clients. Mehtap's deep understanding of cross-border structured finance, and experience handling aviation asset finance and leasing matters complements our existing practice and expands our client service offering."

Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Ms. Cevher Conti was in private practice, where she focused on global transportation finance. She has been recognized in The Legal 500 US in Finance: Asset Finance and Leasing.

Ms. Cevher Conti earned her JD, cum laude, from Boston College Law School and her BA in Economics, with honors, from Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey. She is fluent in Turkish.

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